30 Cracking B-Movies

Consisting mainly of sci-fi and horror fare as B-movies generally do, find here some otherwise hard to discover gems. All the films on this list are great fun and I suggest you search them out and watch them with beer in hand!
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1.
Split Second (1992)
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In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays... (90 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
 
2.
Eliminators (1986)
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A former pilot rebels against his creator, teaming up with the scientist responsible for android technology, her pet robot Spot, a rough-and-tumble riverboat guide, and a martial arts warrior. (96 mins.)
Director: Peter Manoogian
 
3.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
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Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension. (103 mins.)
Director: W.D. Richter
 
4.
Dollman (1991 Video)
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A hard-boiled, intergalactic policeman lands on Earth where he is only 12 inches tall. (79 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
5.
Galaxy of Terror (1981)
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SciFi suspense thriller in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations. (81 mins.)
Director: B.D. Clark
 
6.
Forbidden World (1982)
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In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten lose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group. (77 mins.)
Director: Allan Holzman
 
7.
From Beyond (1986)
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A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms. (86 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
8.
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
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A post-apocalyptic tale based on a novella by Harlan Ellison. A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex... (91 mins.)
Director: L.Q. Jones
 
9.
Android (1982)
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Strange doctor secretly experiments with androids on his space station. His assistant is Max, a curious android who wants to see the world and meet a girl. Criminals Maggie and two other hide on their station and soon violence erupts. (80 mins.)
Director: Aaron Lipstadt
 
10.
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
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A young farmer sets out to recruit mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet, which is under threat of invasion by the evil tyrant Sador and his armada of aggressors. (104 mins.)
 
11.
Body Melt (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death. (81 mins.)
Director: Philip Brophy
 
12.
Brain Damage (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
One morning a young man wakes to find a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but in return demands human victims. (84 mins.)
 
13.
Demon Seed (1977)
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A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife. (94 mins.)
Director: Donald Cammell
 
14.
Hardware (1990)
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The head of a cyborg reactivates and rebuilds itself and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment. (94 mins.)
Director: Richard Stanley
 
15.
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
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'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war... (86 mins.)
 
16.
Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
On a desert planet, warlord Jared-Syn is trying to convince a tribe of mutants that he's their messiah and gain unlimited power hidden in a crystal. Ranger Dogen and explorer Dhyana, who's father was murdered by Syn, must stop him. (84 mins.)
Director: Charles Band
 
17.
Razorback (1984)
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A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed... (95 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
18.
Society (1989)
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Bill is worried that he is 'different' to his sister and parents. They mix with other 'upper class' people while Bill is more down to earth... (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Yuzna
 
19.
TerrorVision (1986)
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A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world. (83 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
 
20.
The Ice Pirates (1984)
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In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess... (91 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
 
21.
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences. (79 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
22.
The Quiet Earth (1985)
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A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda. (91 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Murphy
 
23.
The Signal (2007)
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A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television. (103 mins.)
 
24.
The Stuff (1985)
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A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation, but the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world. (87 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
25.
Troll (1986)
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A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives. (82 mins.)
 
26.
Troll 2 (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them. (95 mins.)
Director: Drake Floyd
 
27.
They Live (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth. (93 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
28.
The Tingler (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Dr. Warren Chapin is a pathologist who regularly conducts autopsies on executed prisoners at the State prison... (82 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
29.
The Company of Wolves (1984)
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A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window. (95 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
30.
Vamp (1986)
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Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends. They have problems with transportation... (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Wenk